More Than Just a Game: Sports in American Life since 1945

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Notes

INTRODUCTION

1. James Bennet, "President Leads TV Discussion on Role of Race in Sports," New York Times, 15 April 1998.

2. James A. Michener, Sports in America (New York: Random House, 1976), 42.

3. Quoted in "Men-Medals-Marxism," Newsweek, 9 August 1960, 79.

4. Bob Ottum, "BYU: Land of Cuties and 12 Tall Cougars," Sports Illustrated, 4 January 1965, 26.

5. Lance Armstrong and Sally Jenkins, If's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life (New York: Berkley Books, 2000), 9.

6. Michael Hall, "Lance Armstrong Has Something to Get off His Chest," Texas Monthly (July 2001): 72.

7. Ibid.

8. Vicki Michaelis, "Hero Worship," Denver Post, 17 January 1999.


1. SPORTS, THE AMERICAN WAY

1. Richard Ben Cramer, Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2000), 175-76.

2. G. Edward White, Creating the National Pastime: Baseball Transforms Itself, 1903-1953 (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1996), 263-64.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Columbia Histories of Modern American Life ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1.Sports, the American Way 9
  • 2.An Athletic Cold War 45
  • 3.A Brave New World 79
  • 4.Making Sense of the Sixties 113
  • 5.Walking the Picket Line and Fighting for Rights 146
  • 6.Competing an the Open Market 180
  • 7.High-Priced Heroes Ea Elabal 217
  • Notes 243
  • Bibliography 257
  • Index 269
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